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[REVIEW] Survey Program Pinecone Research

26May2022 As you probably already know, I am a fan of survey programs to earn some side rewards. My survey hobby started back in 2011, when I wanted to keep certain reward accounts active. Certain programs offer members the ability to survey currency, which can later be converted to airline frequent flyer or hotel loyalty… Read More »

[INTERVIEW] Who is Frugal Flyer?

18May2022 Today, we are happy to feature the founder, Reed Sutton and Senior Editor, Hugh Campbell, of Frugal Flyer, one of the fastest growing travel blogs in Canada. Thank you Hugh and Reed for taking the time out of your busy schedules to answer our questions. Keep up the great work and looking forward to… Read More »

[REVIEW] CIBC AC Conversion Prepaid Card

16May2022 CIBC offers a co-branded Air Canada Prepaid Card, called the AC Conversion card that you can sign up here. Below are the highlights of the card before we get going on the review: Ability to load up to 10 currencies No fee Visa card No foreign exchange conversion fees Earn a 1% cashback on… Read More »

[INTERVIEW] Rick Neuman, Chief Technology Officer at AIR MILES

11May2022 Today, we feature the new Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at AIR MILES, Rick Neuman, who will lead the technological innovation,  development and dissemination ahead of its 30th anniversary. He brings a wealth of experience from Flipp, Sears Canada, Canadian Tire and Walmart. Thank you for taking the time to answer our questions Rick, we… Read More »

Be Featured in our Interview Series

1May2022 Before we talk about what the interview series is about, we just wanted to share some history of Pointshogger. We launched our site back in October 2013 and it has been quite a journey since then. We met lots of amazing people that we thought we would never meet (mostly virtual). Over time, we… Read More »

Convert Aeroplan to Starbucks Rewards

29Apr2022 It’s been a year since Aeroplan and Starbucks Rewards teamed up. More details about their partnership here. Now their partnership is expanding further with the ability for Aeroplan members to directly convert Aeroplan points to Starbucks Stars. How it works Aeroplan Points can be converted to Starbucks Stars directly in an Aeroplan member’s account… Read More »

Best Current First Year Fee Waived Cards for April 2022

25Apr2022 For this month, Laurentian Bank had an offer ending at the start of April, which has now been extended to June. HSBC also had offers expiring at the beginning of the month, which have now been modified and waiver extended to end of October. Only the Scotia Momentum Visa Infinite Card is expiring on… Read More »

Current 10% and Above Cash Back Offers for April 2022

15Apr2022 For this month, Tangerine extended is 10% offer by an additional 2 months. Aside from that, there are no offers expiring this month. We did add the CIBC permanent 10% cash back offer to this list. Keep in mind that we still have the Top Cash Back Credit Cards page, which includes permanent and temporary… Read More »